How concerned should parents be about their child contracting monkeypox in school settings?
The companies studied a 10 microgram vaccine dose in children 5 to 11, a third of the dose used for adults, to minimize side effects and because it still prompts a strong immune response.
Black boys and girls ages 10-14 are injured at 5.3 and 6.7 times, respectively, the rate for white boys and girls, the study says., a new study shows.
Local health officials say they are seeing more children admitted to hospitals amid the delta variant surge.
MIS-C, a post COVID illness that has affected more than 2,000 U.S. children, causes inflammation of the heart, lungs, brain and other organs. One D.C. pediatric ICU is nearly full of such patients.
Doctors used to worry that antiretroviral drugs were too powerful for HIV-positive newborns. More evidence is emerging that, in fact, early treatment can be safe and effective.
Google "rash" online, and you'll mostly turn up photos of inflamed bumps on white skin. That's not so helpful for people of color, says a mom who's pushing for a more realistic diversity of images.
Rapid genome decoding and analysis have made it possible to quickly diagnose some baffling rare diseases that make babies sick. Even when there's no cure, the information can help families cope.
An interdisciplinary team in San Francisco uses acupressure, massage, counseling and other methods, as well as medicine, to help kids get relief from chronic pain. But such pediatric centers are rare.